Video: Hilarious promotion-costing penalty shootout FAIL from Italy
Bizarre end to shootout
We would be featured this penalty shootout mishap regardless of the circumstances but, just to clarify, there was a promotion resting an this spot-kick.
The match is between Dro and Tremeno, and a place in Italian football’s sixth-tier is at stake.
Tremono’s Michael Palma steps up and smacks his penalty against the crossbar. He falls down in a heap with his head in his hands and the Dro keeper runs off in celebration.
Meanwhile, the ball has bounced near the penalty spot and is slowly spinning back towards the goal. It eventually crosses the line and the referee confirms that the penalty was scored. Tremono won the shootout and promotion!